SSHD Issue Windows 2003 64 bit

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Aug 15 21:46:00 GMT 2011

On 8/15/2011 5:11 PM, Gary wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Gary<gary.mphelps>  wrote:
>> Yeah that was a typo.. So my /etc/passwd&  /etc/group file both have
>> the SYSTEM in them:
>> SYSTEM:S-1-5-18:18: - Group
>> SYSTEM:*:18:544:,S-1-5-18:: - passwd
>> Whenever I run 'ssh-host-config' I receive no echo from the terminal,
>> &  I don't see 'cyg_srv' anywhere in my passwd file below:


> Any ideas?

Well, that's not right.  There must be something in your environment
that's getting in the way.  Check your TERM value.

Here's the start of output from 'ssh-host-config' on my machine:

$ ssh-host-config
*** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_key
*** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_rsa_key
*** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_dsa_key
*** Info: Generating /etc/ssh_host_ecdsa_key
*** Info: Creating default /etc/ssh_config file
*** Info: Creating default /etc/sshd_config file
*** Info: Privilege separation is set to yes by default since OpenSSH 3.3.
*** Info: However, this requires a non-privileged account called 'sshd'.
*** Info: For more info on privilege separation read /usr/share/doc/openssh/READ
*** Query: Should privilege separation be used? (yes/no) yes
*** Info: Note that creating a new user requires that the current account have
*** Info: Administrator privileges.  Should this script attempt to create a
*** Query: new local account 'sshd'? (yes/no) yes
*** Info: Updating /etc/sshd_config file



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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